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Thoughts and experiences on trend tracking and management, strategic foresight, and strategic planning and management overall. Sharing also some of our internal stories about developing The Perfect Foresight Platform.

Team FIBRES and a remote work week in Spain

Team FIBRES and a remote work week in Spain

by Heli Salonen-McGrath | May 9, 2019 | News, Team

Modern ways of working enable a situation where work can be done pretty much anywhere where one has good and secure internet connections. It's also a daily thing now-days that a the whole team...

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Foresight Into Your Business Decisions

Foresight Into Your Business Decisions

by Heli Salonen-McGrath | Mar 27, 2019 | General, Tips

March marks the end of the first quartal of the year 2019! Pretty wild how fast the time seems to go and makes it even more important to be ready for the upcoming months, and years too.

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Futures Day: Is your company proacting or reacting to future?

Futures Day: Is your company proacting or reacting to future?

International Futures Day was just celebrated during March 1st. To honour the day, we organized a webinar and a breakfast event on topics like how companies prepare for futures, what is the main...

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Survey: Foresight as part of Strategic Management

Survey: Foresight as part of Strategic Management

by Heli Salonen-McGrath | Jan 16, 2019 | News, General

FIBRES Online opens a survey about "Foresight as part of Strategic Management"

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Leadership thoughts from the round pen

Leadership thoughts from the round pen

by Heli Salonen-McGrath | Sep 26, 2018 | General

A while ago I had an opportunity to attend a horse-assisted leadership coaching session where the focus of the session was to motivate, communicate and listen to someone that has no hidden...

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Webinar: What is strategic foresight in Finnish 11th of October

Webinar: What is strategic foresight in Finnish 11th of October

'How to build a winning future?'

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Inspiration For Strategy Work

Inspiration For Strategy Work

This (business) time  in Finland is pretty much all about startups and #slush2016. Whether or not you are a startup or participating in the event, this week provides a good moment to think about...

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Trick or Treat? Do or Don't?

Trick or Treat? Do or Don't?

by Heli Salonen-McGrath | Oct 28, 2016 | General

Both phrases can be tracked into popular culture. The first one being from a popular Holiday Season, and latter one from a famous movie franchise (Star Wars and Yoda, it well might be).

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FIBRES Guest Blog: Strategic Questions - Can a Department Store Serve as an Online Store?

FIBRES Guest Blog: Strategic Questions - Can a Department Store Serve as an Online Store?

FIBRES Guest Blogger Ilkka "Ile" Puikkonen, CEO, Inzites ltd, is sharing thoughts about importance of strategic planning process and strategic questions affecting retail industry. Ilkka has a vast...

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